Advertising trends show that regulators often struggle to keep up with innovation. Old rules often don’t marry well with new gadgets. This program dives into the increased use of technology for cosmetic purposes and how it has affected the regulation of the cosmetic industry. This course explores the unique regulatory position that cosmetic devices, or devices that give users cosmetic benefits occupy. Covered in this course are the basic requirements for marketing these products, and how different government agencies regulate them.
I. Learn the unique regulatory history of cosmetic devices
II. Understand the key differences between a medical device and cosmetic device
III. Learn how to comply with federal regulatory requirements
IV. Identify common labeling and marketing issues posed by cosmetic devices
V. Discuss specific enforcement action the Food & Drug Administration and Federal Trade Commission have taken against companies marketing these products
La Toya Sutton advises clients on legal and compliance issues related to consumer advertising and product claim substantiation across a range of industries. Her practice focuses on the broad range of legal and compliance issues surrounding the marketing of products subject to the overlapping jurisdictions of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). She regularly counsels clients regarding the development, substantiation, approval, and defense of advertising claims, as well as compliance with FDA labeling and marketing requirements. She also has experience defending and initiating disputes before the Council of Better Business Bureau’s National Advertising Division (NAD) and the Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP). La Toya counsels and represents clients during government, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and other investigations.
high yield, information talk on FDA and FTC regulation of cosmetic devices - very well laid-out slides with excellent content!